Category Archives: hunslet

Hunslet progress

Well, slow progress to be accurate but progress at least. The family is away for a week or so while some plumbing work is carried out on the house, so theoretically I have a bit more modelling time than usual. … Continue reading

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Roco vs Hunslet revival

It’s another of those projects that has spent longer in the bits box than on the workbench, but as my OO9 pipeline dries up (i.e. I’ve now done all the easy ones) I’ve started to look again at the union … Continue reading

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Statfold

A long day-trip on Saturday took me to the privately-owned Statfold Barn Railway in rural Staffordshire. It’s an area not really known for a wealth of narrow gauge, but this really is a hidden delight. Originally created as a base … Continue reading

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Roco vs Hunslet

This evening I took the plunge and dismantled my gorgeous Roco Heeresfeldbahn loco with a view to seeing how much I might need to butcher modify it to fit on the Parkside body kit for the Welshpool & Llanfair’s Hunslet … Continue reading

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Carnegie – “want” update

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to go to Gunpowder Mills in east London with a friend to photograph and measure Carnegie, the articulated Hunslet diesel built for the 18″ gauge system at the Royal Arsenal in … Continue reading

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